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Miss Trawick ’ s Home & Garden sits below the Red House Café which is on the corner of Lighthouse and 19th .
Originally built in 1895 , the shop occupies what was the carriage house ; both were restored in 1995 . Both are well worth a visit .
Grove Art Center , and the entrance to the 17-mile Drive . The Asilomar Conference Center was originally a YMCA facility with a fabricated name meaning , “ refuge by the sea .” The California State Parks eventually bought and managed the facilities . Today a non-profit corporation operates the facility . In other words , there is plenty to do and see in PG .
But the goal for our weekend visit was much less ambitious . We just wanted to get away , walk along the ocean , visit a couple of long favored PG restaurants , try a few new ones , and then share our experience with you .
We began our getaway weekend with a very pleasant drive over to Pacific Grove . It was one of those warm , clear days that reminds us of why we live in California . Our first stop was an old favorite , the Fishwife on Highway 68 , across the street from Asilomar Conference Center . The Fishwife is special to J . Chris and I as we went there on our first date some eighteen years ago . There is no view … but Asilomar Beach is just around the corner and the food is always good . In 2014 and for several years before , the locals have voted it one of the best seafood restaurants in PG (“ Best Seafood on the Monterey Peninsula ” by locals : Adventures in Dining and Coast Weekly reader ’ s polls .)
This particular Friday afternoon , J . Chris had the Sautéed Calamari Steak , Abalone Style and I had a daily special — a Fresh
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Grove Art Center, and the entrance to the 17-mile Drive. The Asilomar Conference Center was originally a YMCA facility with a fabricated name meaning, “refuge by the sea.” The California State Parks eventually bought and managed the facilities. Today a non-profit corporation operates the facility. In other words, there is plenty to do and see in PG. But the goal for our weekend visit was much less ambitious. We just wanted to get away, walk along the ocean, visit a couple of long favored PG restaurants, try a few new ones, and then share our experience with you. We began our getaway weekend with a very pleasant drive over to Pacific Grove. It was one of those warm, clear days that reminds us of why we live in California. Our first stop was an old favorite, the Fishwife on Highway 68, across the street from Asilomar Conference Center. The Fishwife is special to J.Chris and I as we went there on our first date some eighteen years ago. There is no view…but Asilomar Beach is just around the corner and the food is alw ́%Ёȁ͕ٕɅ)啅́ɔѡ́ٔٽѕЁ)ѡЁ͕ɕхɅ́Aq )Mѡ5ѕɕAձt)ٕɕ́ )]ɕˊé̸)Q́ѥձȁɥ䁅ѕɹ( ɥ)ѡM ɤMѕ)M屔$Pɕ͠)5́QɅݥé!ɑ)ͥ́܁ѡI!͔ )ݡ́ѡɹȁ)1ѡ͔Ѡ)=ɥ䁉եЁ԰ѡ)́͡ݡЁ݅́ѡ)ɥ͔쁉Ѡݕɔ)ɕѽɕԸ Ѡɔ)ݕݽѠ٥ͥи)4 P<d4h$8)5d)U9)ѽ乍(